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MCKINLEY-THATCHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Traditional 186 work days per year
Salary: See DCTA Teacher Salary Schedule at
Subjects and Grades:
* Position begins in school year 2021-2022 * Grade 01 - First *
Elementary Education * ELA Designation: ELA-E
Essential Functions and Objectives:
* The Elementary Teacher teaches a diverse elementary school
student population grade level standards based curriculum in
Reading, Writing, Math, Science, Social Studies and Personal
Development. Monitors, supervises, coordinates and enforces rules
of conduct and behavior of assigned students, and reinforces
positive student behaviors in accordance with school and District
policy. Observes, evaluates, reports and records students'
performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
Communicates with parents or guardians, teachers, counselors, and
administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic
Knowledge, Experience, Other Qualifications:
* Must possess a current Colorado Teacher License with
endorsement in Elementary Education and passing score on the PLACE
or Praxis II in elementary education, OR qualify for Alternative
License and passing score on the PLACE or Praxis II in elementary
education. * Teaches diverse elementary school students grade level
standards based curriculum in Reading, Writing, Math, Science,
Social Studies and Personal Development. * Provides instruction to
linguistically diverse students in English only.
Please enter all of your education, licensure, and endorsements
on your profile before submitting an application for this position.
Candidates without a complete profile will not be considered. If
your teaching license is pending, you are eligible to apply.
To see what qualifications are acceptable for this role, please
refer to this teacher qualifications
The small, friendly McKinley-Thatcher community encompasses
families from diverse places and backgrounds, enabling students to
develop a global vision and strong educational foundation in their
own neighborhood. Through character education, our children will be
made aware of their potential to impact and enhance the world.
Classes in environmental education, art, music, library/technology,
and physical education enhance the academic program.
About Denver Public Schools:
Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational
needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood.
Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous,
enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high
school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including
traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with
an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.
DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the
country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school
district in the statein terms of student academic growth. Learn
more at dpsk12.org.
Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does
not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national
origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other
status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all
qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection
decisions be based on job-related factors.